Monday, February 19, 2018

Album Review: The Stray Birds – Best Medicine

Three strays make up The Stray Birds -  Maya de Vitry, Oliver Craven, and Charles Muench – all are classically-trained, multi-instrumentalists, and it’s these...

Album Review: Pieta Brown – Paradise Outlaw

Paradise Outlaw is US singer/songwriter Pieta Brown’s sixth studio album, and her third on Red House Records. A record produced by Pieta and recorded...

Review: Alessi’s Ark – The Still Life

When I think of Alessi's Ark, I think of a music industry veteran - someone who has been releasing critically acclaimed, beautiful, unpretentious folk...

Album Review: Beirut – No No No

Beirut, the brainchild of Zack Condon, are the type of band to soundtrack certain ‘moments’ in time; the jazzy trumpets perhaps accompanying a hazy...

Review: Slow Club – Paradise

Slow Club's debut album, Yeah, So, is indie-pop perfection. It's just the right mix of sincerity and whimsy; sweet without being cloying, heartfelt without...

Album Review: Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats – Self-Titled

Soul music never goes out of fashion. It may fluctuate between being mainstream and being saved for bi-monthly club nights; but to soul aficionados,...

Review: Foxtrot Festival

Imagine that you have a friend -- let's call him Will, Will Kommen -- who has exceedingly rich parents that live in a mansion...

Review: James Vincent McMorrow – Manchester Cathedral

In the cool dark shadows, nestled between the sandstone pillars, a sold out crowd eagerly gathers in the heart of Manchester Cathedral. After queuing...

Live Review: Stevie Nicks – Verizon Center, Washington DC

Stevie Nicks would be the first one to admit that she is not getting any younger. On the announcement that she was touring, so far...

Review: First Aid Kit – The Lion’s Roar

The Lion's Roar is the second offering from Swedish sisters Johanna and Klara Söderberg, aka First Aid Kit. Despite their youthful age, it has been clear...